Maui Photography Blog

Learn more about the Naia

The uwphotographyguide.com published a story about the Naia Liveabaord in Fiji. This is the same boat that I will taking on my whale trip September 2011. They are based in Fiji and do tours all over the South Pacific. http://sites/douglasjhoffman.strategydemo.com/files.uwphotographyguide.com/naia-liveaboard-fiji Next month there will be a destination feature on Hawaii.

Cover of Whale & Dolphin Magazine

The Whale Dolphin Conservation Society selected my image of Southern Hemisphere Humpback Whales for the cover of their 50th issue.  I am honored that the organization selected my image.  The issue is Summer 2010

Maui Landscape Photography Workshops becoming popular

Two months ago we started offering half and full day photography workshops on portraiture, landscape, and underwater photography.  Our goal was to fill the slow times in our calendar and provide a service that would help people take better photographs. The idea seems to be working because with only 10 weeks mention on our web…

1 Away from my Masters!

Since becoming a member of the Professional Photographers of America I have made a goal to earn the coveted degree of Master of Photography.   This year I took another step and am very close to reaching my goal. The PPA has annual print competitions in which prints thats score well earn merits that go…

Poolenalena Sunset

Last night the sunset was absolutely beautiful.  

Senior Portrait Session

At the end of May we did Kanani’s senior portrait session at Kalepolepo beach in Kihei. It was a beautiful calm morning. From the session we used the portraits to create her graduation announcement. In 2008 we created a senior portrait album for a client based on their Maui vacation.  The Garner’s were thrill with…

Maui Fire

On June 8th, a brush fire broke out in the West Maui Mountains. Strong winds caused the fire to spread, and the ensuing smoke impeded driving and forced the closure of the highway. After the sun set, the sky had an eerie glow so I grabbed my camera and went to Sugar Beach. After evaluating…

Recent Family Session at Po’olenalena Beach

Over the years we have created portraits that will be appreciated for generations to come. Happily we have witnessed clients start out as couples getting married, have babies that grow into young children, become teenagers, and eventually get married and start families of their own. As parents we understand the joy of family. As portrait…

Swimming with Humpback Whales

Hawaiian Sea Turtle

This is Reggie. He is available on Kodak paper and Canvas for purchase.